The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. A bootleg of J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 trailer has leaked online (at least until it gets taken down); there’s also an official website for the project. [via MovieViral] 2. What not to do at the opening night of the final show at Deitch Projects: trip on your way in and land on Jeffrey Deitch. (video) 3. Brad Pitt has been offered the male lead in the American remake of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Meanwhile Carey Mulligan, Ellen Page, Kristen Stewart, Mia Wasikowska, Natalie Portman, Keira Knightley, Anne Hathaway, Olivia Thirlby, and Scarlett Johansson are all dying to play Lisbeth Salander. This does not bode well. [via Vulture] 4. The remainder of the Polaroid archives that weren’t auctioned off earlier this year will reside at the MIT Museum. This includes a historic bellows camera the size of a filing cabinet. [via UnBeige] 5. Liam Gallagher is developing a movie based on Richard DiLello’s memoir about his years spent working in the press office at the Beatles’ record company, Apple. [via THR]

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